Events Run

Bits and bobs from across the borough

RAFIKIS’s Crew Puppeteers present their latest musical production, “Outer Space, Inner Space” at St Andrew’s Church in Gorleston on tomorrow at 7pm. The show is about two children, Max and Beth, and how their words get them into a lot of trouble. Free tickets from Karl or Tracey Goffe, 441079. There will be an exit collection for the work of Rafiki’s Crew.

l Walkers are wanted on Sunday, June 5, to take part in an event, 10-2pm at Felbrigg House Estate. Diabetes UK North Norfolk Group is organising a walk in the park and is appealing to walkers of all ages to come along to stroll a few sponsored miles for research funds. To register for the event, contact Jackie Neve on 01692-405492 or email diabetes.uk@hotmail.co.uk

l PARK Baptist Church hosts Praise in the Park, a United Churches open-air worship event, at 7pm on Sunday in St George’s Park. There will be choral singing from the United Churches Choir and the service will be led by Rev Derrick Hill. This is the first in a planned series of open-air worship events in St George’s Park throughout the summer, and all are welcome.

lBUDDING writers may be interested in two free courses at a Great Yarmouth Museum being run by the Norfolk Adult Education Service. The Introduction to Creative Writing will take place at the Time and Tide on May 24 between 10am and 1pm for three weeks. It will be followed by a painting and drawing to music event at the museum on May 27 between 10am and 1pm for three weeks. The course will offer creative painting and drawing, with the added dimension of music. To book a place, phone or text details to 07733018250 or contact the Adult Education Office on 01493 856647.

l THE Great Yarmouth Keyboard Music Club will be welcoming organist Paul McCulloch for a concert at the Masonic Club, opposite Wellington Pier, on Wednesday. Born in Wallasey, Merseyside in 1965, McCulloch learned to play the organ and read music aged seven. The concert will start at 7.45pm and the entrance fee is �6.

l THE Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Ladies’ Lifeboat Guild is hosting an open garden and woodland walk at Woodlands Farm, Stokesby by invitation of Vivienne Fabb on Sunday, June 12, 10.30am to 5pm. All the traditional garden party stalls will be within the grounds, including cakes, plants, books, RNLI souvenirs, a garden quiz and an exhibition of local artefacts. Coffees, teas and light lunches.

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Admission is �3, under-12s free. All proceeds to the RNLI.

l ZUMBA is bringing its Latin-inspired fitness programme to DPA, at Longs Business Estate, Gorleston, on Tuesdays 10.45am to 11.45am. Classes �4. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

l A NEW martial arts-based workout programme, Les Mills Bodycombat, is set to arrive in Great Yarmouth this month.

Combining powerful moves from a range of self-defence disciplines, including karate, boxing, Taekwondo and Muay Thai, it is a non-contact workout. The sessions will take place at Fitness 2000 in Southtown Road, Yarmouth. For a free trial visit www.fitness2000.co.uk to download a voucher.

l SUNDAY’S Great Yarmouth Heritage Guided Walk covers the fascinating and historic tales and areas and is entitled “Rows, Fishwives and Bodysnatchers” and a whole lot more besides. The walk starts at 2pm from the gates of St Nicholas Church and it lasts one-and-a-half to two hours. Tickets can be purchased from the guide on the day. Adults �3.75, children (seven to 16) �1.50, with children under seven free. For more information call 01493 846346 or 07758 554546.

l A CHARITY Ladies’ Night at Great Yarmouth Racecourse on Tuesday is in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital and features live hair and make-up demonstrations and a fashion show. Local businesses will be selling on the night, and each has donated a raffle prize. The event was inspired by 19-month-old Willow, of Great Yarmouth, who has to make regular trips to the hospital. Tickets for the event, which starts at 7pm, cost �5.